Ruth Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Ruth was promoted to Active Care Group Chief Executive Officer in 2020. She joined the Active Care Group as chief operating officer (COO) following the acquisition in 2019 of Christchurch Group.

During her time as COO of the Group, Ruth led a restructure of its six divisions spanning residential and supported Living, care in the home, Christchurch rehabilitation services, Remeo respiratory services, case management and Jane Lewis Healthcare Recruitment Solutions.

Ruth began her career as a specialist brain injury rehabilitation nurse and has progressed into quality assurance, health and social care management positions.